TRUMAN, Harry S. (1884-1972). Memoirs. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955-1956.
2 volumes, 8vo. Original publisher's blue cloth gilt, top edge gilt; original slipcases (some very slight rubbing to extremities), original glassines (one with tear). Provenance: Gordon Gray (1909-1982), government official in the Truman and Eisenhower administrations (presentation inscription). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY TRUMAN to Gordon Gray: "To the Honorable Gordon Gray with kindest regards and with great appreciation of his friendship & service to the nation. Harry S. Truman, Independence Jan. 6, 1956." Additionally INSCRIBED BY TRUMAN in volume 2 and SIGNED BY TRUMAN on each box. Gordon Gray served as Secretary of the Army in the Truman administration from 1949 to 1950.
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